Prof. J Ramachandran retires as faculty of Strategy

Prof. J Ramachandran retires as faculty of Strategy

An engaged scholar and the first Bain Fellow in India, Prof. Ramachandran has won multiple best teacher awards at IIMB, as well as awards for his research and teaching cases

Professor J Ramachandran, faculty from the Strategy area of IIM Bangalore, retired from the services of the institute on May 31, 2022.

Prof. Ramachandran’s research focuses on the growth and governance challenges of Founder-Led Firms, Business Groups, Emerging Market Multinationals and Multinational Subsidiaries. His work has been published in leading international journals including the Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Global Strategy Journal and Journal of Product Innovation and Management.

Recognition for his research include the IMD FDC Award for Best Paper in Strategy/IB Theory from the Academy of Management, USA, nomination for the Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award as well as inclusion of his papers in the Best Paper Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Academy. His teaching cases have won awards from The European Foundation for Management Development, The Association of Indian Management Schools, The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia, The Central and East European Management Development Association as well as the Tata Steel-IIMB Best Case Award. Over the years, he has won multiple best teacher awards at IIM Bangalore.

Prof. Ramachandran is the first Bain Fellow in India. A qualified Chartered and Cost Accountant, and a Fellow of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Prof. Ramachandran has been a Visiting Professor at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA; and the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, USA. An engaged scholar, Prof. Ramachandran serves on several Boards and advises both Indian and multinational firms.

IIM Bangalore thanks Prof. Ramachandran for his dedicated service and contribution to the institute and wishes him the very best in all his future endeavors.